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Can you let someone else use your boarding pass to get into a travel lounge?

In some cases, your status may allow you to bring in one or more guests. This is very specific to each airline/program and the various levels, though, so you'll have to check the details for your own ...
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How does using the sauna in the Finnair business class lounge in Helsinki work?

Update December 2018 The Sauna is currently closed, as part of the wider Finnair non-Schengen lounge refurbishment. Lounge staff tell me it'll re-open lovely and refreshed in the spring There really ...
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Can you use airport lounges on arrival?

This depends on a number of factors. Firstly there is the physical aspect - can you physically access the lounge? Lounges are generally in the 'departure' area of the airport, which is often only ...
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) Lounge Berlin

With the 1st class ticket you will get a more comfortable seat with more legroom for the 6 hour journey, and a free seat reservation(normally €4.50). For me that would be far more important that ...
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Phone number to a lounge, or lounges generally

Yellowpages.com says the number is +1 (281) 553-0400, and suggests an alternate number +1 (281) 230-3100. Yellowpages.com is the web based descendant of the physical printed telephone directories ...
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Can you let someone else use your boarding pass to get into a travel lounge?

In recent years, I have encountered with all major airlines that they want to see your boarding pass and a valid ID. As a consequence, you can of course walk out and in as often as you like, but ...
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Best OneWorld lounge for a shower at London Heathrow Terminal 3 (LHR)?

Based on advice from FlyerTalk, which suggested AA then CX then BA, I decided to try out the first two. (I know the BA ones from T5). It's a tough job, but those showers won't review themselves... ...
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Access a lounge in non-Schengen area in Zurich, when travelling between Schengen destinations

I do this regularly for plane spotting. Border guards at ZRH do not require you to show a boarding pass. I just show my (Swedish) ID card and sometimes they ask where I'm going, in which case I just ...
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With British Airways, can I access the business lounge in LHR if my connecting flight leaves on the next day?

To add to JoErNanO's answer which is spot on in general, in this case you will probably have Business Class lounge access on the basis of your departing domestic flight, so long as it's all been ...
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Going from London Heathrow/LHR T5 (arrivals) to T2 (arrivals)

The train stations are not airside so you will need to exit terminal 5 through the immigration control then follow the signs to the station. Fortunately you have the required visa.
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Flying with Air Canada in Business class. Do I get access to a lounge at Manchester Airport?

As per your comments, your flight is actually with United Airlines, not Air Canada. United Airlines do have not a United Club at Manchester, but they do provide access to a "contract lounge" for ...
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Can I access different business lounges?

Depends on your status and ticket type(s). Access rules are fairly complicated: See https://www.lufthansa.com/us/en/Lounge-types-and-access In "most" cases (business class ticket and/or Star Alliance ...
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Family access to Thai Airways international lounges in Bangkok

Had the opportunity to test this out today, and long story short, Thai Airways does indeed stick to the one guest limit. However! Children under 6 are free, and Additional guests can purchase access ...
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With British Airways, can I access the business lounge in LHR if my connecting flight leaves on the next day?

The lounge access depends on what time your connecting flight leaves. My understanding is that you'll be allowed access to Business/First Class lounges if and only if the connecting flight leaves on ...
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Arriving Heathrow airport terminal 2, departing terminal 3, but need lounge access in terminal 2

I don't believe so, no, unless you have arrivals lounge access. When you get off your flight in your original terminal (in this case Terminal 2), you'll be in the arrivals passenger flow. Unlike a ...
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Free Amtrak Lounge Access with No Ticket

It seems to be possible to enter without a train ticket for these members. On their lounge page, Amtrak lists who can access them. They list those specifically needing a ticket: Amtrak ...
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Moving between terminals at Heathrow to visit a lounge

Normally, it is not possible to move freely between terminals at Heathrow, unless you book a shopping transfer. You need to check in and clear security in your departure terminal, and then otherwise ...
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Is there a lounge for use at Nairobi airport by departing BA passengers?

As of January 2015: Lounge = no, basic refreshments = yes There are two pertinent BAEC FlyerTalk threads covering this: Replacement BA Lounge at NBO??? BA Nairobi Lounge Update? Based on that, ...
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United club: same day arrival and no departure - can I still use

There's some good news and some bad news... The Good news is that your inbound flight is considered a "same day" flight, so you would be able to enter the United Club based on that flight. The Bad ...
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As Singapore Airlines (Krisflyer) Gold, can I bring my family into the lounge on a domestic Virgin Australia flight?

Somewhat surprisingly, the answer is no: one guest is OK, but additional kids are not. From customer service: Please be advised that you only have one guest allowance included when you access our ...
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Can you let someone else use your boarding pass to get into a travel lounge?

Legally no, but often there is just a check of the ticket (and a scan of ticket, so that you may enter only once). You might be able to pay an entry fee (maybe with a discount because of your ...
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Do SAS Plus passengers have lounge access at Keflavik airport?

The SAS Plus page you linked, does mention the access to lounges. However it does also note that this access is subject to availability. The only lounge at Keflavik seems to be the Saga Lounge by ...
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Qatar - Doha - Lounge Options

The new Hamad International airport in Doha isn't quite finished yet, so things may change over the next year or so. As an example, in November 2014 the Qatar Airways First Class lounge isn't yet open ...
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Lounge access at Marrakech airport

There is one lounge only (Convives de marque, available in departures and in arrivals), the access can bought directly at the lounge for a fee of (24.000 Dhs). Another way to buy the access can is ...
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Can I change terminals to have access to Lounges at Heathrow without a transit visa

No, you are not allowed to get airside in the other terminals without a same day boarding pass departing from the terminal in question. Even if you do successfully get into the other terminals (...
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Is there any reason to get a United Club subscription rather than the United Club card?

If you are interested in both United Club membership and holding a United mileage credit card, by all means go for the United Club card. But everyone isn't necessarily like you. Some people aren't ...
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Location of Air France's lounges in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, France?

Air France Lounge Location The Air France webpage on lounges has a pretty detailed description of lounges in Terminals 2E: and 2F: More details can also be found on the Easy CDG website (in French)....
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Can I use the SAS lounge after the flight?

The answer is "Yes" but only if you are arriving from an intercontinental flight. EuroBonus Gold & Diamond members can also access SAS lounges if arriving from a SAS-operated intercontinental ...
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Access a lounge in non-Schengen area in Zurich, when travelling between Schengen destinations

I visited the concourse E without any trouble. When the agent at passport control asked me where I was going, I simply told him that I'm visiting a specific lounge on the other side, and he let me ...
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Going from London Heathrow/LHR T5 (arrivals) to T2 (arrivals)

Although @mdewey has a good answer, having recently completed my trip, I wish to provide more detail. If you land in T5 (currently British Airways' hub at LHR), you have to exit T5, go through ...
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